Child Development Subject Guide

Child Development Subject Guide

Books, Movies and Music
Child development and child rearing materials are located in the HQ767-799 section of call numbers. Education related materials are in the L section of call numbers. Children's books are located in our Kids collection, behind our Reference collection.

Databases
Academic OneFile Locate articles in the social and physical sciences, arts, humanities, national news sources and general interest magazines.
Academic Search Premier A full text multi-disciplinary database accessing over 4,600 journals.
OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson) Search multiple databases for full-text articles in numerous disciplines, including Education, General Science, Applied Science & Technology, Humanities and Art.
Psychology Collection This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time.
Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection A comprehensive offering for topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry, anthropology and observational and experimental methods

Websites
TED talks on children and education

APA Style Owl Purdue
APA Sample Paper

Agencies
Action Alliance for Children
American Association of Pediatrics
California Association for the Education of Young Children
California Child Care Resource and Referral Network
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
California Department of Education
California Preschool Instructional Networks (CPIN)
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)

Child Care Information Exchange
Child Care Law Center
Child Development Training Consortium
Children's Bureau Express
Children's Defense Fund
Child Stats.gov
Educator's Reference Desk
Head Start Information and Publications Center
Infant Child Enrichment Services (ICES)
National Association for Education of Young Children
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies
National Black Child Development Institute
National Center for Early Development and Learning
National Center for Health Statistics - Growth Charts
National Child Care Information Center
Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI)

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
U.S. Department of Labor
Zero to Three A organization dedicated to improving the lives of infants and toddlers

Curriculum
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
High/Scope-Educational Research Foundation
Literacy Assistance Center
NASA Earth science for kids
Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
Exploratorium

Health
100% Campaign Health insurance for every California child
Children's Environmental Health Network
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Kids Health.org

Infant/Toddler
Kids in Danger A resource for recalled and dangerous products
Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers

Parenting
Provider-Parent Partnerships Promoting collaboration between parents and childcare providers
Common Sense Media Educational materials and resources for fostering healthy media use in children
Family Communications Helping children with the tragic events in the news
National Fatherhood Initiative     
SchwabLearning.org
Drug free America     
Kids Count Includes research and statistic on the well-being of children
Cyfernet Research-based information about learning
Discovery Education 
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Evaluating Reading Programs A Dept. of Education guide for parents

School Age
California School-Age Consortium
National Institute on Out-of-School Time
National Network for Child Care

Special Education Resources
Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Dissemenation Center for Children with Disabilities

 


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